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Aly Raisman sues U.S. Olympic Committee over Nassar abuse – NBC News

In November, three-time Olympic gold medallist Raisman said she was sexually abused by Nassar, who was sentenced in January to more than 170 years in prison on sexual assault charges. Raisman was among nearly 200 gymnasts who riveted the country...

Putin, before election, unveils new nuclear weapons to counter West

Putin, who polls indicate should be easily re-elected on March 18, backed his tough rhetoric with video clips of some of the new missiles he was talking about, which were projected on a giant screen behind him at the...

Afrin offensive will continue despite entry of Syrian government forces – FSA commander

Video footage obtained by Reuters showed FSA members preparing for battle on Tuesday (February 27) and Wednesday, accompanied by armoured vehicles. Turkey launched the five-week-old military operation in Afrin against the Kurdish YPG militia, which Turkey says is an extension...

TSA and Amtrak test screening devices to detect suicide vests

The system, known as a stand-off explosive detection unit, triggers an alarm if a person wearing or carrying an explosive device - like a suicide vest - passes the machine. TSA officials trained Amtrak officers on the machines, one of...

Ruined shop still smoking after blast kills four in UK’s Leicester

The blast ripped through the building at about 1900 GMT, turning the ground floor shop and a two-storey apartment above it into rubble. Leicestershire Police Superintendant Shane O'Neill said there were four confirmed fatalities and a number of injured. Specialist...

Japan return to hero’s welcome after best winter medal haul

The Olympians were greeted with a warm welcome from fans who came out in large numbers at Narita International airport . Japanese figure skater Yuzuru Hanyu, took gold in the men's singles competition, reasserting his dominance after being off the...

At least 24 killed in past several hours in eastern Ghouta – war monitor

The U.N. Security Council, including Russia, approved the resolution demanding a 30-day truce on Saturday (February 24) as rescuers in the country's eastern Ghouta region said bombing would not let up long enough for them to count bodies during...

India’s Rahul Gandhi hits out at federal government over Rafale fighter jets deal

Gandhi made the comment while was addressing a public rally here ahead of state assembly elections. India had a signed a deal to buy 36 Rafale fighter jets from France for around $8.7 billion, the country's first major acquisition of...

Samsung launches Galaxy S9 with focus on social media

Samsung, the world's biggest smartphone maker, showcased the Galaxy S9 at a mobile gadget fair in Barcelona ahead of the 2018 Mobile World Congress due to start in the Catalan capital on Monday (February 26). It features improved cameras,...

Chinese President welcomes people to Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics

After the excitement of two weeks' competition, the Winter Olympics drew to a close in the Olympic Stadium in PyeongChang, South Korea. The ceremony went to a climax with the Beijing eight-minute show put on the stage. "Together with all the...

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Fired Navy Captain Brett Crozier reportedly tests positive for COVID-19

Brett Crozier, the Navy captain relieved of his command of the Theodore Roosevelt earlier this week after...

UK PM Johnson admitted to hospital for tests after persistent coronavirus symptoms

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson was admitted to hospital for tests on Sunday (April 5) in what Downing Street said was a...

Trump voices hope for ‘leveling-off’ of coronavirus in U.S. hot spots

President Donald Trump expressed hope on Sunday that the United States was seeing a "leveling-off" of the coronavirus crisis in some of...

Eleven coal miners die after underground explosion in Colombia

An explosion in an underground coal mine located in central Colombia left 11 people dead on Saturday (April 4), reported the National...

Wuhan sees progress in production resumption

Central China's Wuhan, the worst-hit city by COVID-19 in the country, has seen progress in production resumption as the epidemic there continues...